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What does Jephry mean?

Jephry Pronunciation of Jephry [jephry] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the name Jephry means "peace". Jephry is an alternate form of Geoffrey (Old German): form of Jeffrey.

Associated with: peace.


Jephry has 12 variants: Jefferey, Jeffery, Jeffree, Jeffrey, Jeffrie, Jeffry, Jefry, Jeoffrey, Jeoffroy, Jephrey, Joffrey and Joffroy.

2 more relations via Geoffrey: Jefery and Jephers.

Creative forms:
(male) Japhry, Jophry, ..

(female) Jefer, Jephne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jephry Zechariah (J.Z.), ..

How popular is Jephry?

Jephry is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Jephry is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Geoffrey (#1867 in 2015), Jefferey, Jeffery (#776), Jeffrey (#290), Jeffrie and Jeffry are the prominent varying forms of Jephry (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Jephry was well-received among parents during the years 1960-1969 (average #500) and is now significantly less (#1488, 96% less usage), with forms like Jeffery becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Geoffrey, Jefferey, Jeffery, Jeffrey, Jeffrie, Jeffry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jeffrey outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jephry is alike in pronunciation to Geofry and Jophrey. Other suggested similar names are Berry, Derry, Destry, Geary, Gentry, Gerry, Gery, Guthry (see Guthrie), Henry, Humphry, Japhet, Jary, Jeffey, Jeffy, Jeh, Jehan, Jehu, Jemar, Jemarr, Jemmy, Jenaro, Jeramy, Jerard, Jere, Jeremy, Jerk, Jeromy, Jerre, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jerri, Jerry, Jerryd (see Jerrod), Jerryl, Jervey, Jeryl, Jerzy, Jesper, Jessey, Jessy, Jeth, Jethro, Jethroe, Jorry, Jory, Keary, Kerry, Leary, Perry, Terry and Veltry. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jephry.

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